Jim O'Connor, partner and co-chair of Maslon's Construction & Real Estate Litigation Group, will co-present a construction law practicum titled "Written Advocacy in Construction Litigation" on January 20, 2016, as part of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law's Midwinter Meeting. Presented in conjunction with The Young Lawyers Division, Division 1 - Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and The Forum Leadership Circle, the practicum will discuss how to advance a client's case through targeted discovery requests; crafting automatic disclosures and responses to discovery requests; and tips for drafting well-structured, clear, and persuasive written motions.
Jim O'Connor devotes his practice exclusively to construction and construction insurance-related matters. He represents engineers, general contractors, specialty contractors, owners, and designers in contract formation and construction matters throughout the United States. Jim is a Fellow and Governing Board member of the American College of Construction Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the former Chair of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, and an active member of the AGC's Contract Documents and Risk Management Committees. He has published extensively in the construction law area and was selected as a 2012 recipient of the Distinguished Legal Writing Award by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement.
For more information or to register, go to: ABA's Forum on Construction Law 2016 Midwinter Meeting.